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IREHR in the Arizona Mirror: “The ‘Big Lie’ messengers who carry a badge and gun” – August 26, 2022

By August 26, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s President, Devin Burghart, was cited in the Arizona Mirror;

“The specter of law enforcement at the polls is already enough to discourage people from going to the polls. Moreover, the threat of surveillance of polling places and drop boxes proposed by groups like True the Vote is meant to intimidate voters, particularly people of color, and deter them from casting ballots.” Said Burghart

Author Jessica Pishko/Bolts writes, “Devin Burghart, who analyzes far-right social movements with the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, called True the Vote’s partnership with right-wing sheriffs ‘old-school voter intimidation.’”

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Laura Gibbons

Author Laura Gibbons

Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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